Gulf Air to suspend Bangalore, Hyderabad flights
Manama, March 25, 2009
The Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, is set to temporarily suspend its operations to two South Indian cities - Bangalore and Hyderabad - with effect from March 29.
According to sources in the travel industry, the airline will operate the last flight from Bangalore (GF273) and Hyderabad (GF275) on Sunday.
However, the flights are likely to be back in service by October end, the sources added.
When contacted, a Gulf Air spokesperson could neither confirm nor deny the report.
He said the airline was currently undergoing a ‘re-fleeting’ programme and several 'network destinations were under review' owing to the present global economic downturn.-TradeArabia News Service